Synopsis by Perry Seibert
Murad Ibragimbekov's Istinnye Proissestvija (True Stories) is an adaptation of Mikhail Zoschenko's short stories. Myakisev (Vladimir Steklov) lives in an overpopulated apartment that has stoves that he believes are poisoning his neighbors. He goes on a disastrous date with his dream woman, which results in his death. True Stories was screened at the In Freedom Film Festival.